Notice: Undefined variable: _SESSION in /var/www/html/boxrec/common.php on line 2113 Juan Diaz vs. Paul Malignaggi (1st meeting) - Boxrec Boxing Encyclopaedia

Juan Diaz vs. Paul Malignaggi (1st meeting)

From Boxrec Boxing Encyclopaedia
Revision as of 00:21, 23 August 2009 by Reenthelawman (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search

2009-08-22 : Juan Diaz 137¼ lbs beat Paul Malignaggi 138¼ lbs by UD in round 12 of 12

Notes

  • Juan Diaz 34-2 (17 KOs) vs. Paul Malignaggi 26-2 (5 KOs)
  • Diaz entered as the # 2 lightweight in the world according to The Ring Magazine. Malignaggi, a 4-1 underdog, was ranked the # 6 junior welterweight by the same publication
  • Diaz came in with a record of 1-2 in his previous three bouts and was coming off the first knockout loss of his professional career; a 9th Round TKO to Juan Manuel Marquez six months earlier. Malignaggi was 1-1 in his last two with the defeat coming by way of 11th Round TKO to Ricky Hatton.
  • For Diaz, it was his third consecutive bout to take place at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas.
  • The broadcast included a seven-minute tribute to late world champions Alexis Arguello, Arturo Gatti and Vernon Forrest. All three died tragically in July.
  • Title had been vacated by Victor Ortiz.


Preceded by:
Ortiz vs. Arnaoutis
NABO Light Welterweight Title Fight
# 30
Succeeded by:
Current


Personal tools
Boxrec Database